Dan Ward Obituary

Dan Ryan Ward
Dan Ward
Dan Ryan Ward

October 28, 1971 - December 23, 2013
Born in San Bernardino, CA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Dan Ryan Ward, 42, died on Monday, December 23, 2013. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 4 at RockPower Church, 3119 SW 30th Street in Des Moines.

Dan was born on October 28, 1971, in San Bernardino, California to Kenneth Ward and Bobbi Thompson Ward. He graduated from Hoover High School and joined the military. Following his service in the U.S. Navy, he worked as a projectionist in the movie industry in Des Moines. He was an animal lover, and loved to skateboard, ride trick bicycles, and drive cars. He enjoyed history, listening to Duran Duran, and watching his grandpa juggle. Dan was a comedian at heart. He would give the shirt off his back to anyone. He loved his family, friends, and was in full agreement with Jesus.

Dan will be missed by his mother, Bobbi Ward; son, Nicholas Ryan and his mother, Megan Trower-Ward; grandparents, Marjorie and William Kinch; aunts, Pam Thompson, Dona Stevens, and Debbie; uncle, Terry (Marlene) Thompson; sister-like cousin, Melissa Thompson; cousin, Jenny Stevens and many other relatives. He was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth Ward; grandparents, Don and Jeri Ward and Larry and Twila Thompson; and uncles, Tom and Mark Ward.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Online condolences may be sent to IlesCares.com.





RockPower Church
3119 SW 30th Street
Des Monies, IA US
Saturday, January 4, 2014
11:00 AM